Matteo Fargion short biography 2020
Matteo Fargion studied composition with composers Kevin Volans and Howard Skempton. He has been a close collaborator of Jonathan Burrows for 28 years, sharing equally the conception, creation and performance of their work. He has also written extensively for other choreographers, most notably his long association with Siobhan Davies, and his recent collaboration with Norwegian artist Mette Edvardsen on her acclaimed pieces Oslo (2017) and Penelope Sleeps (2019). He has also written music recently for Claire Croizé's Flowers (We Are) (2019) and Andreas Spreafico's We have to dress gorgeously (2019). Fargion has also developed a composition workshop for dancers, which continues to be invited widely internationally.